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Research Fellowships

CSRP-1 Research Fellows are African climate researchers and applied climate scientists/practitioners.

Eleven African climate research scientists and practitioners at African institutes were awarded fellowships to work with Met Office scientists on CSRP-1 research themes. The fellowships covered regional interests across Africa: with 4 fellowships in each of West and East Africa, 2 in southern Africa and 1 in central Africa. Activities included a one-month induction visit to the Met Office, engagement with relevant groups at UK universities, presentations at international climate conferences and a final CSRP-1 assembly held at the 2nd Climate Change and Development for Africa conference (CCDA-II). All 11 fellows published a summary of their work in the first WCRP African Newsletter and 2 fellows have their work published in peer-review journals (see below).

Articles from all 11 fellows, plus an overview of CSRP-1 and the fellowship scheme were published in the Newsletter (November 2012).

Two CSRP fellows have published their fellowship work in peer-reviewed journals. Mr Wilfried Pokam Mba's research on "Identification of Processes Driving Low-Level Westerlies in West Equatorial Africa" has been published in Journal of Climate . Mr Ismaila Diallo's research on "Simulation of the West African monsoon onset using the HadGEM3-RA regional climate model" has been published in Climate Dynamics

For more details of the CSRP fellowship scheme and abstracts from the fellows' final reports see the CSRP1 Final Report CSRP1 Final Report (PDF, 4 MB)

Here are the CSRP Fellows' Pages for the CSRP fellows. 

Last Updated: 8 December 2014